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The 2006 IBC has sections in several chapters that define the information that must be in the Construction Documents which includes both the specifications and the drawings.  I have not found any structural provision that requires something be placed on specifically on the drawing.
 
Statements to the effect "All design and construction shall comply with the requirements of the 2007 California Building Code" are problematic.  Are you asking the Contractor to check your design?  Best practice is to clearly tell the contractor what you expect him to do.
 
In California the Contractors State License Board takes the position that if there is a licensed engineer or architect  on the project, in the absence of a design build requirement, then the contractor is only responsible for complying with the Contract Documents.  If there is no engineer or architect preparing documents then the contractor is responsible for complying with the building code.
 
Mark Gilligan

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